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We have lots of events going on in March for students!

By: Jen Greenwood

March 6, 2017

Career Fair Event:

Bender Virtual Career Fair: Employment for People with Disabilities

When:  Wednesday 3/15/2017, all day

Where: Register Here!

About: Are you a person with a disability...looking for a career opportunity or internship? This Virtual Career Fair is available for students and alumni with disabilities to attend at no cost. Great opportunity for College students & College grads with disabilities to meet online with employers across the nation including Deloitte, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, Microsoft, POLITICO, PricewaterhouseCoopers, & More! Students and alumni are invited to interact with employers via online chat sessions. This is a no-hassle career fair. No business suit or travel required. No printed out resumes necessary

Library Services Hosted Events:

Please click here to view a flyer for all library-hosted events this month!

Streaming Video Collections- Special Features

When: Sunday 3/12/2017, 5:00pm-6:00pm EST

Where: Register Here!

About: This session will introduce you to various special features of our streaming video collections including creating playlists and clips to share with students and classmates.

 

Building Green

When: Tuesday 3/21/2017, 7:00pm-8:00pm EST

Where: Register Here!

About: Building Green provides case studies, articles, and news reports on topics like sustainable design strategies, green building materials and high performance buildings. This webinar will describe how best to use this unique resource.

 

Hidden Gems- Specialized Library Databases

When: Monday 3/27/2017, 6:00pm-7:00pm EST

Where: Register Here!

About: Join this session to learn about some of our “hidden gems” in the library. We will introduce you to library databases that are unique and lesser known to the general library user. This will include A to Z of Online Journals, Material ConneXion, American Film Scripts and more.

Student Services Hosted Events:

AIO Student Experience Welcome Webinar

When: Two events this month!

      • Wednesday 3/8/2017, 8:00pm-9:00pm EST
      • Wednesday 3/29/2017, 8:00pm-9:00pm EST

Where: Register Here! for March 8th

Where: Register Here! for March 29th

About: A great event for new students! The Online Student Support Specialists invite you to take part in a live orientation session right from your computer. This time will be spent reviewing the many resources in the Student Portal and navigation in the graded course. During this time, you will also have an opportunity to order a student id, register for other events, and learn how to use your student email. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the session at the scheduled time.

Graduation Information Session

When: Wednesday 3/8/2017, 7:00pm-8:00pm EST

Where: Register Here!

About: You are invited to join our Online Student Services team for an informational webinar discussing everything you need to know about Graduation! Whether you have graduated already or are graduating soon, we want to ensure you have a positive experience as you finish out your last few courses with us. This webinar will provide information on the following topics: your diploma, transcripts, portfolio shows, commencement, career services, and the alumni website. You'll also have an opportunity to ask questions as well. We look forward to seeing you there!

Student Organization Events:

How to Gain Professional Work Experience While in School

When: Thursday 3/2/2017, 3:00pm- 4:00pm EST

Where: Register Here!

About: Online Volunteers is a network of students and faculty who are interested in volunteering. This club, Online Volunteers, recognizes students that volunteer their time to help with a worthy cause and provides an opportunity to enhance portfolio. Please join us for an informational session all about the club! Find out more about: what we do, the benefits of volunteering, how to find a volunteer position whether online or on-ground, and have the opportunity to participate in Q&A.

IGDA’s Game Jam!

When: Friday 3/3/2017, 5:00pm EST- Saturday 3/4/2017, 5:00pm EST

Where: Join Here!

About: Have you ever wanted to create a video game with your peers, but you are nervous? Come join our IGDA group for our first game jam of 2017! Game jam is a 24 hour event where we work together to design a video game. Come join us on March 3rd for 24 hours of video game fun!

Click here to check out our flyer for this event!

National Technical Honor Society: Spring Kick-Off

When: Tuesday 3/7/2017, 7:00pm-8:00pm EST

Where: Register Here!

About: The Art Institute of Pittsburgh-Online Division is a proud charter of The National Technical Honor Society. The mission of the National Technical Honor Society is to honor student achievement and leadership, promote educational excellence, and enhance career opportunities for the NTHS membership. In this webinar, we will be providing an overview of NTHS and our student chapter, requirements to apply, application deadlines, induction ceremony, and more. To learn more about NTHS, visit http://www.nths.org

Kappa Pi: Spring Kick-Off

When: Wednesday 3/8/2017, 8:00pm-9:00pm EST

Where: Register Here!

About: Kappa Pi International Honorary Art Fraternity promotes artistic excellence at the collegiate level and beyond by maintaining high academic excellence. This webinar is a kick-off to our spring application period. In the webinar, we will be providing an overview of Kappa Pi and our student chapter, requirements to apply, application deadline, induction, and more! To learn more about Kappa Pi visit https://www.kappapiart.com/

IGDA Weekly Meetings

When: Every Wednesday night! 9:00pm-10:00pm EST

Where: Join Here!

About: IGDA’s national goal is to provide and promote a better understanding of the functions of game developing, game play and game distribution. In addition, IGDA offers members the opportunity to network and build contacts with each other and professionals in the industry and give hands-on experience. IGDA enhances its members' abilities and promotes fellowship and the free exchange of ideas.

Instructor Hosted Events:

Employee and Customer Retention

When: Wednesday 3/8/2017, 2:00pm-3:00pm EST

Where: Register Here!

About: This hospitality focused-event will discuss best practices and strategies for employee and customer retention in the hotel industry.

MLA Formatting in Microsoft Word

When: Two events this month!

  • Monday 3/13/2017, 12:00pm-12:30pm EST
  • Monday 3/13//2017, 8:00pm-8:30pm EST

Where: Register Here! for the 12:00pm EST session

Register Here! for the 8:00pm EST session

About: This webinar is geared to show you step by step on how to set up the correct MLA formats within Word. This webinar is only 30mins, and is definitely a great resource to help you get started in learning the MLA format. Some of the classes that you take, you will have to write a research paper, and it will have to be completed in the MLA Format. Get acquainted with it now!

Photo Live: Tips for Shy Photographers

When: Wednesday 3/22/2017, 1:00pm-2:00pm EST

Where: Register Here!

About: Are you a Digital Photography student that considers yourself to be more of a shy person? If you answered "yes" to this question, this event is for you! Join full-time faculty member, Jill Mott, for an interactive session discussing best tips and practices for shy photographers.

Social Media Branding: Making Your Mark

When: Tuesday 3/28/2017, 7:00pm-8:00pm EST

Where: Register Here!

About: Join us for an informal presentation to learn strategies for branding yourself and building your social media presence professionally across several popular social media platforms. You will learn about the “who, what, why” benefits for engaging within these communities, where to go, how to get started and why establishing a polished presence matters. We will offer tips for attendees to develop their own social media approaches, improving their practice, and in-turn guide you to develop your own social media practice. This webinar is open to all enrolled students.

 Presented by the Graphic and Web Design department members, featuring:

  • Wendy Barr, full-time graphic design faculty
  • Mike Soliday, full-time web design faculty
  • Jennifer Price, lead for graphic design department
  • Nancy Zeller, full-time graphic design faculty

Mad Professor’s Drawing Club

When: Several sessions this month!

  • Every Tuesday this month! 8:00pm-9:00pm EST
  • Every Friday this month! 1:00pm-2:00pm EST
  • Every Sunday this month! 3:00pm-4:00pm EST

Where: No registration required! Join any session here.

About: Hosted by Professor Nina Stanley, these interactive drawing sessions will focus on techniques used in gesture drawing of humans and animals in various media formats. The sessions will feature live gesture drawing of figures and animals, anatomical study, media demonstrations, and will offer general artistic fun and comradery! These sessions are open to everyone!

ART1000 Live!

When: Every Wednesday night! 7:00pm-8:00pm EST

Where: Register Here!

About: The full-time faculty staff of the General Education Art Department will be hosting these one hour, weekly sessions to help you enrich your grasp of the material and gain useful assignment guidance. Individual questions will be answered so come ready to talk or just sit back and listen in. Extra credit will be offered! Students may earn 10 points per week for a total of 30 extra credit points in ART1000 for attending.

MTH1010 Live!

When: Sessions every Monday night! 7:30pm-8:30pm EST

Where: Register Here!

About: You are invited to a 60-minute weekly informal study session with a full-time math faculty member every Monday evening. These weekly sessions are designed to answer any questions you may have, help you enrich your grasp of the material and gain useful assignment guidance. Attending each session is worth 10 bonus points for a maximum of 30 points toward the total points earned for the MTH1010 course. Please come prepared with specific questions to help you best. Certainly all questions are welcome but general questions are difficult to answer in a short period of time.

Art History Live!

When: Sessions every Monday night! 8:00pm-9:00pm EST

Where: Register Here!

About: What can art reveal to us about the world? About ourselves? Each week join art history faculty and students for an in-depth exploration and discussion of art work. Feel free to engage in the conversation or sit back and listen. Extra credit offered to those taking art history classes. 


By: Jen Greenwood

March 6, 2017